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Population health: what might it look like?

helped. She will die if she doesn’t find another option, but she is in deep now, with a criminal record and hepatitis C and no job or insurance.
October 2019

Five herbal remedies backed by some evidence

St. John's Wort is probably not effective for:. --AIDS. --Hepatitis C.
October 2019

How to perform a fecal transplant--why make this so very difficult?

Clearly the donor should be checked for body fluid transmitted diseases such as HIV and hepatitis, though a family donor of known low risk (a child, for instance) might safely be
October 2019

MKSAP Quiz: 8-year history of joint pain

These autoantibodies have specificity for rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis may occur in up to 20% of patients with hepatitis C virus infection and may mimic rheumatoid arthritis clinically and radiographically. ... Serum α-fetoprotein is elevated in
May 2017

QD: News Every Day--Circumcision may cut prostate cancer risk

Viruses: HHV8 and Kaposi’s sarcoma; hepatitis B and/or C and liver carcinoma; HPV and cervical/anal/genital carcinoma;.
October 2019

Applying the Pareto Principle (80/20 rule) to rheumatology

The most common other condition that causes a positive RF is hepatitis C infection, which must be ruled out when a positive RF is detected (additionally, hepatitis C infection is associated ... Other conditions associated with positive RF include
October 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Rash, pain, fever and fatigue

Approximately 85% to 95% of cases of type II cryoglobulinemia are associated with hepatitis C virus infection, which this patient most likely has based on her constitutional symptoms, history of injection ... Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis secondary to
June 2011

What does it mean if primary care doctors get the answers wrong about screening stats?

As I read the original paper the first time, I considered what would happen if you tested 412 practicing primary care physicians about hepatitis C screening, strains, and whether or not
October 2019

Test yourself case study: hepatic mass

A 53-year-old man with hepatitis C and cirrhosis comes for a follow-up office visit. ... He now attends weekly Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Complications of the hepatitis C and cirrhosis have included ascites and encephalopathy, both of which are
October 2008

The pathogens of Cupid's arrow

The studies estimated the nationwide burden of eight STIs--chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV), hepatitis B, HIV and trichomoniasis.
October 2019

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